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King of the PC era, Intel's struggles in the mobile age worsen

The semiconductor maker’s stock plunged 16 per cent wiping out USD 41 billion in shareholder wealth.

25 Jul 2020 7:50 PM

Antitrust hearing with Big Tech CEOs at US Congress postponed

The hearing would have conflicted with the memorial service for the late representative and civil rights leader John Lewis.

25 Jul 2020 4:41 PM

Bitcoin scams misusing big names plague YouTube, Steve Wozniak sues Google's video platform

Similar to the Twitter hacking, YouTube videos using Wozniak’s, Bill Gates’ and Elon Musk’s photos tricked people out of their bitcoin.

24 Jul 2020 4:19 PM

US sanctions Chinese suppliers of Apple, Samsung for human rights abuses

China has detained an estimated 1 million or more members of the Uighur and other Muslim ethnic minority groups in internment camps.

21 Jul 2020 4:44 PM

Antitrust regulator to question Zuckerberg on Facebook for unfair practices, says report

The Federal Trade Commission has been conducting a yearlong probe into whether the social network has abused its dominance in the market.

18 Jul 2020 4:45 PM

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US hits back at France with tariffs on cosmetics, handbags for taxing Big Tech

The office of US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said France’s digital services tax unfairly targets US digital technology companies.

11 Jul 2020 7:21 PM

Facebook software that allows you to login to Spotify, Tinder, Pinterest blamed for apps crashing

The crashes Friday happened even if users were not logged in to the apps using Facebook.

11 Jul 2020 6:17 PM

Anti-racism and COVID non-profits will get Google ads worth USD 1 billion this year

Since 2003, Ad Grants has provided non-profits with up to $10,000 per month in free ads on internet search results to help attract donors

19 Jun 2020 6:53 PM

After dissing Google-Apple COVID app model, UK now embraces it

Earlier, the UK government had said the privacy controls that the app developed by the tech companies was unsuitable and ineffective.

18 Jun 2020 9:58 PM

France says it will go ahead with taxing Big Tech if US plays hooky on negotiations

In January, 137 countries, including India, agreed to negotiate tax on tech firms but since tech gains during lockdown, US has backtracked.

18 Jun 2020 6:57 PM

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Amends for poor minority representation in Netflix? CEO to donate USD 120 million for black education

Reed Hastings and his wife will be giving USD 40 million each to three historically black colleges and universities in the Unites States.

17 Jun 2020 8:52 PM

Apple Pay accused of exclusionary tactics by rivals, EU launches two investigations

The investigation follows complaints from Spotify and an e-book distributor on the impact of App Store’s rules on the competition.

16 Jun 2020 5:45 PM

To make the workplace more inclusive, Apple starts USD 100 million racial equity initiative

The initiative's goal is to challenge “systemic barriers” to opportunity faced by communities of colour, particularly black communities.

12 Jun 2020 5:36 PM

Trump administration says won't let India, others tax US tech firms like Google

The US Trade Representative office has announced investigations into nations, including India, with digital services tax.

03 Jun 2020 10:40 PM

Govt eases norms, Apple's iPhone assembler Pegatron plans to set up plant in India

As US, Japan, Taiwan look to shift their companies' bases out of China, the government of India is giving them incentives to lure them here.

01 Jun 2020 9:41 PM

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After a long wait, Google and Apple release their joint COVID app technology

It uses Bluetooth technology to detect when someone who downloaded the app has spent time near another app user who later tests positive.

21 May 2020 7:55 PM

Not willing to let Google, Apple set terms, France building own government-monitored COVID app

France, Britain, Norway say government needs access data to combat virus whereas the tech firms say they are adhering to data privacy norms.

20 May 2020 4:21 PM

SEBI extends deadline for stock brokers to submit reports till 30 June

This is the second instance when the regulator has extended the deadline for compliance

15 May 2020 3:59 PM

Thought H-1B workers had made it? Turns out Google, Microsoft, other tech firms pay them below par

Report says 500,000 migrant workers in firms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Walmart, Qualcomm and Uber are paid salaries in lowest wage slabs

06 May 2020 3:52 PM

Location tracking not allowed on apps using Google, Apple APIs but indie app Aarogya Setu does

Aarogya Setu, which runs on its own Application Program Interface or API, is not bound by international privacy protection norms

05 May 2020 8:32 PM

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